Watching the smile on kids’ face when they receive a gift is one of the joy of gifting. There are so many occasions we send gifts to kids. We send them gifts for their birthday and the holidays. We send them gifts to cheer them up when they are sick, and to reward them for doing well in school. In selecting gifts for kids, several criteria have to be considered. The gift should fit the age of the kid and is safe. It should also be fun and educational. This article provides some ideas on kids gifts.
1. Plush Animals:
For young kids a few months old and up, plush stuffed animals are most appropriate. These include our favorite teddy bear, duckling, lion, dog. You can find stuff animals that are not only soft and cuddly, but also can sing a tune. For example, you can find a plush duckling that sings “You are my Sunshine”. It is a great gift to let your kid know how much you love him/her.
2. Special Occasions Plush Animals:
These special themed plush animals are appropriate for older kids. For example, you can send a singing birthday bear that sings “Happy Birthday to You” to just about anyone, including adults. Other special occasions plush animals include the Feel Better Bear and Feel Better Frog. The plush bear arrives in a crutch, with bandage on his forehead. It wobbles as it walks and sings “I’m felling good”. They are most appropriate for kids recovering from a broken arm or leg, perhaps from a ball game. The kids will most certainly have a speedier recovery with the singing bear or frog tell them to do so.
3. Kids Gift Basket:
Kids love to have fun activities. For kids of nursery school age, you can send them a gift basket filled with a Crayola coloring and activity book, crayons, bubbles, an adorable teddy bear; and their favorite snacks. The basket should provide many hours of fun. For a more elaborate kids gift basket, you can send one that contains not only Crayola coloring book, Crayola crayons, and Crayola water colors paint set, but also contains game set, hand held travel game, jumbo porcupine ball, silly putty, and a plush white teddy bear. This fun filled gift basket is sure to brighten any kid’s day and keep him/her busy for a long time. In addition, the basket is filled with tasty snacks such as Cracker Jacks, chocolate chip cookies, jelly beans, and kids fortune cookies. The snacks will provide plenty of good munching.
4. Kids Care Package:
For kids over 6 years old, you can send them a kids activity care package. This gift box is filled with puzzle book, kids riddle and puzzle activity book, glow sticks, kids card game (go fish, crazy 8), squishy putty, squishy smiley face stress ball. To fill their tummy during the games, the care package contains plenty of American’s favorite snacks, including Pringles chips, Ritz bits cheese filled crackers, Cracker Jacks, Nestle crunch chocolate bar, Reese’s peanut butter cups. The care package can be sent for birthdays, or to brighten their days when you are away.
5. Kids Cake:
If you want To spend more quality time with your kids, you can send them a gift that allows you to bake a cake with them. Kids like to make their own snacks. You can send Froggy bake a cake gift. It enables you to spend quality time baking a cake together. “Froggy Bakes a Cake” is a classic children’s story about a curious little frog and his hilarious baking adventure. With this gift and your help, the kid in your life can experience the adventure with Froggy. The gift includes chocolate fudge cake mix, whipped vanilla icing, decorating icing, the “Froggy Bakes a Cake” book, and the cuddly Froggy himself. All these ingredients come in a high quality white ceramic mixing bowl with a wooden spoon. Children will learn about baking, creating something that they have never made before, and having fun at the same time.
6. Candy Gift:
Kids love candy. A jelly bean machine will make a lovely gift for your favorite kid. Crafted from cast iron and glass, this jelly bean machine comes with an 8 oz. bag of assorted flavor jelly beans, and holds over 3 pounds of jelly beans. It is a nostalgic trip to a simpler place and time, when jelly beans were a kids favorite treat.
7. Movie Gift Basket:
Kids love to watch movies. The Movie Night gift basket will treat the family to all the snacks they can eat during the movie. This gift pail is packed with Cracker Jacks, cookies, M & M’s, Twizzlers red licorice, rice crispies treat, microwave popcorn, and complemented by Old Time Classic Coke. It is available with or without $10 or $15 Blockbuster gift cards,
8. Personalized Kids Gifts:
For special occasions, it may be better to send personalized gifts engraved with the recipient’s initial and a brief message. kids will love the opportunity to make their own kind of music on this standard 10-hole (diatonic) harmonica, fashioned from high-polished stainless steel. They will learn to play the blues or even a little rock-n-roll on this personalized genuine Hohner harmonics.
9. Personalized Train Bank:
This imaginative, old fashioned keepsake train bank can be personalized with the child’s name. This gift can help young children start the habit of saving money and building money management skill early in life.